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We are currently recruiting a Junior Financial and Reporting Accountant for Novartis. This position is offered on a 12 month contract basis, with an extension or a permanent contract considered depending on business circumstances. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a prestigious global organisation with unprecedented career opportunities. 

This role will provide support in this small team with managing the monthly accounting services for Pharma UK (AP/ AR, T&E, GL and Reporting). You’ll ideally be a part qualified accountant; CIMA study support is offered for this position. You will have some finance related work experience, and be IT savvy. 

The accountabilities of the role are as follows: 

• Support the provision of efficient and cost effective accounting services (as defined above) through effective monitoring of our outsourced service provider, prompt issue resolution, proactive process change and ongoing training/ assistance 
• Provide support with delivering all internal and external reporting including UK statutory, tax and other Government returns to ensure they are submitted to required standard and on time 
• Provide support to the Pharma UK organisation to ensure that the accounting services provided ensure effective issue resolution 
• Work closely with and monitoring our off-shore outsourced AP/AR/GL provider 
• Assist with local and global projects as required

• Part qualified Accountant 
• Good communication skills, ability to engage with stakeholders outside of Finance 
• Experience in SAP (or similar ERP) an advantage 
• Strong MS Office skills, particularly in Excel

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Novartis UK is the UK affiliate of Swiss-based Novartis AG – one of the largest and most widely respected healthcare companies in the world.In the UK Novartis employs over 2,500 people across seven sites, including Novartis UK headquarters in Frimley, Surrey. These sites are responsible for research, development, sales, marketing and manufacturing of products used in the UK and worldwide.Our portfolio focuses on healthcare sectors that are growing rapidly, reward innovation, and enhance the lives of patients. Novartis is the only company with leading positions in each of these key areas. Click on the links to learn more about each division and its products.